Shearer and Newcastle fans praise Joelinton
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Shearer and Newcastle fans praise Joelinton

The Eddie Howe era at Newcastle got underway with a 3-3 draw against Brentford at St James’ Park.

Howe praised Joelinton earlier in the week and named him in his first Magpies starting 11.

Joelinton repaid his manager’s faith with a goal as Newcastle showcased attacking flair and openness defensively.

Alan Shearer tweeted about the Brazilian forward’s performance before the game had even ended.

And some fans on Twitter praised Joelinton, who already showed huge signs of improvement under Howe.

With Joelinton, it is all about raising his confidence and getting the right role for him in the team.

Howe is an adept coach who wants to play an attacking style of football and that should get more out of Joelinton.

Here is how his performance went down on Twitter as the search for a first win of the season goes on…